Gleneagles ridden by Ryan Moore wins the  St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Gleneagles proved himself Europe’s outstanding three-year-old miler of 2015 when giving Aidan O’Brien a record seventh success in Royal Ascot’s St Ja(...)

Pat Smullen is fourth favourite to be leading jockey at Ascot this week. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Ireland’s champion jockey Pat Smullen is rated a 14 to 1 shot by some betting firms to emerge as the leading rider at Royal Ascot this week and is se(...)

Ryan Moore rides Gleneagles to win The Quipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket on May 2nd. Photo: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien quickly overcame a brief flirtation with running Gleneagles in the Derby and that decision will pay off with a vengeance if the dual-Gui(...)

Aidan O’Brien:  trainer’s dual-Guineas winner Gleneagles is a red-hot favourite for Tuesday’s St James’s Palace Stakes although one of his five opponents will be the French 2,000 Guineas winner, Make Believe. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The remarkable Sole Power will attempt to make history by securing a King’s Stand Stakes hat-trick on day one of Royal Ascot and success could encour(...)

Agnes Stewart, with Billy Lee on board,  winning The John Smith’s Extra Smooth May Hill Stakes at Doncaster last year. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Eddie Lynam is taking triple Group One aim at next week’s Royal Ascot extravaganza but the star filly Agnes Stewart will not be part of the trainer’s(...)

Anthem Alexander, seen here winning last year’s Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot, made an impressive seasonal reappearance at Naas. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

The weather may have made it feel more like January than June for Royal Ascot trials day at Naas, but there were plenty of clues on offer for those wh(...)

Gleneagles, with Ryan Moore riding, wins The Quipco 2000 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse on May 2nd. photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty.

It is 18 years since Aidan O’Brien began his record-breaking classic career with a Curragh Guineas double and it will be a surprise if Gleneagles isn’(...)

Richard Hughes on board Sole Power during the Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse in  March. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images

A spring setback to his star filly Agnes Stewart means Eddie Lynam won’t be involved in the Curragh classics this weekend but the Co Meath trainer cou(...)

Richard Hughes celebrates Sole Power’s victory in the  Al Qouz Sprint  during the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Sole Power won the Al Quoz Sprint at the fifth attempt with a customary late surge in the five-furlong Group One at the World Cup meeting in Dubai.Ric(...)

Sole Power enjoyed a career best season in 2014 when Richard Hughes rode him to win the Kings Stand Stakes and the Nunthorpe. Photograph: Inpho

Sole Power will have Richard Hughes on his back when he attempts to win Meydan’s Al Quoz Sprint at the fifth attempt on this Saturday’s Dubai World Cu(...)